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Come and manifest the favour
God hath to our ransomed race. Come, Thou Advocate and Saviour !
Manifest Thy wondrous grace. 3 Save us in Thy great compassion,
O Thou Prince of peace and love! Give the knowledge of salvation;
Raise our hearts to things above By Thine all-sufficient merit,
Every burdened soul release : By the shining of Thy Spirit,
Guide us into perfect peace.
Phil. ii. 6, 7. L M 1
Belov'd, ador'd Immanuel, Who didst, before all time began,
In glory with Thy Father dwell.
For us humanity assume;
To suffer in the sinner's room.
The hosts of heaven Thy will obey ;
We celebrate Thy blessed sway.
And with delight the law obey ;
While all our sorrows on Thee lay.
So freely lov'd, so dearly bought;
Col. iii. 3. 113th M. GERHARD.
Translated by J. WESLEY. 1
The heights and depths of love divine,
Come, and Thy sacred unction bring. 2 All things in earth, and air, and sea, Exist, and live, and move in Thee :
All nature trembles at Thy voice :
So evermore shall we rejoice.
3 O powerful Love, to Thee we bow, Object of all our wishes Thou;
Our hearts are naked to Thine eye. To Thee, who from th' eternal throne Cam'st emptied of Thy glory down,
For us to groan, to bleed, to die. 4 Be heaven, even now, our souls' abode; Hid be our life with Christ in God;
Our spirit, Lord, be one with Thine: Let all our works in Thee be wrought, And filled with Thee be all our thought,
Til in us Thy full likeness shine.
Isaiah xliii. 2. 8.7.4. KELLY. 1 W :
THY those fears ? behold, 'tis Jesus
To the regions
2 Though the shore we hope to land on
Only by report is known,
And with Jesus Through the trackless deep move on. 3 Led by that, we brave the ocean ;
Led by that, the storms defy ;
Waves obey Him,
There the tempests cease to roar;
335 col. iii. 11.
L. M. C. WESLEY,
Thou all-sufficient Love Divine ; Our strength-to quell the proudest foes,
Our light-in deepest gloom to shine! 2 Jesus, our All-in-all Thou art
Our rest in toil, our ease in pain :
In storms our peace, in loss our gain : 3 In want, our plentiful supply ;
In weakness, our almighty power;
Our refuge in temptation's hour : of Our joy, beneath the worldling's frown;
Our help and stay, whene'er we call;
Eph. fil. 19. 8.8.6. C. WESLEY.* 1 YOD only knows the love of God;
O that it now were shed abroad
Be ours this better part.
The first-born sons of light Desire in vain its depths to see; They cannot reach the mystery,
The length, and breadth, and height. 3 O love divine, how sweet thou art ! When shall we find our willing heart
All taken up by thee?
The love of Christ so free.
337 Eph. lii. 19
Joy of heaven, to earth come down, Fix in us Thy humble dwelling,
All Thy faithful mercies crown. Jesus, Thou art all compassion,
Pure, unbounded love Thou art : Visit us with Thy salvation,
Enter every longing heart. 2 Come, Almighty to deliver,
Let us all Thy grace receive ; Suddenly return, and never,
Never more Thy temples leave.
Thee we would be always blessing,
Serve Thee as Thy hosts above;
Glory in Thy precious love.
Pure, unspotted may we be : Let us see our whole salvation
Perfectly secured by Thee: Changed from glory into glory,
Till in heaven we take our place; Till we cast our crowns before Thee,
Lost in wonder, love, and praise.
338 Isaiah lxii. 7.
And sing thy great Redeemer's praise; He justly claims a song from me,
His loving-kindness, O how free!
Has gather'd thick, and thunder'd loud,
His loving-kindness, O how good! 3 Soon shall I pass the gloomy vale,
Soon all my mortal powers must fail;
His loving-kindness sing in death.
To the bright world of endless day;
Matt. xi. 28-30.
Ye heavy-laden sinners, come;